African Star Tours

Who Are We?

We are a friendly and independent tour operator based in Wiltshire, but with clients throughout the UK and abroad. We are only a small company - but we have a huge amount of personal experience of travel across Southern, East and West Africa. We spend 3-4 months every year visiting properties and destinations across the African continent to keep our tours current, interesting and unique.

Bespoke Solo Travel

Our bespoke solo tours offer you the opportunity to design your dream African adventure. Without compromise. Whether you are looking for self-drive or private guided, one week or one month, we work with you create the perfect individual itinerary.

Unique Group Tours

Whether travelling alone or with others, joining a group tour is a great way to experience new destinations and make new friends. We offer a comprehensive variety of accommodated group tours across Southern, East and West Africa.

Tailormade Adventures

Looking for a private tour that is designed specifically to your travel style and requirements? We work with 50+ bespoke suppliers based in country giving us the flexibility to collaborate directly with you to create your ideal trip. This option is great for couples, friends, family groups and honeymooners who want to create their own adventure within their own set budget, but with the added bonus of expert and personalised guidance at every step.

100% Financial Protection

 We are a reputable, professional and trustworthy Tour Operator. All holidays and tours booked with us are 100% financially protected. We provide this financial protection via two means. For package tours booked with flights included we offer protection via our ATOL Licence. In addition, for all trips we offer a Safe Seat Guarantee via our Membership with the Travel Trust Association (Q5080) 

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Our top 12 trips

11 Day Botswana Mobile Tented Safari

From: £2995.00

A fantastic 'travelling' safari in en-suite tents that allows you to take in some of the best places across Botswana. The tour includes a flight over the Okavango Delta and a peaceful makoro safari.

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13 Day Celebration of Nelson Mandela

From: £1945.00

Centenary Celebration - A fully guided informative tour which covers more than thirty of the key Nelson Mandela-inspired tourist attractions and historical sites in South Africa.

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11 Day Tanzania Hiking and Safari

From: £3545.00

For active individuals Tanzania is a great destination to visit and this tour offers some of the most picturesque and dramatic hikes in East Africa.

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12 Day Luxury South African Relaxation Retreat

From: £1795.00

This 12 day relaxation retreat visits some lesser known areas of the Western Cape. Stay in three outstanding accommodations that are designed around the concept of peace, tranquility and rejuvenation

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10 Day Kingdom of Black Pharaohs Tour

From: £2245.00

Sudan - More Pyramids than Egypt! This tour not only visits key archaeological sites, but also gives you the chance to meet the locals to understand more of their culture.

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Luxury Botswana and Zimbabwe

From: £3375.00

This tour is perfect for those who like luxury and adventure in their travels, and it includes a special addition. A hot air balloon safari over the Okavango Delta - the only place this can be done.

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19 Day Harare, Gonarezhou and Eastern Highlands Birding Adventure

From: £3975.00

Comprehensive 19 day Birding tour in Zimbabwe, which is one of the best countries in the world to see a wide variety of birds in different habitats.

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7 Night Zambezi Floating Safari

From: £2295.00

If you are looking for a unique safari experience then this “floating safari” is the perfect option. Travel down the Zambezi River on a custom made boat equipped all you could need....

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6 Night Vic Falls and Chobe Safari Stay

From: £2475.00

A short trip that packs a huge punch. This tour provides you with amazing experiences, and fantastic accommodation in both Zimbabwe and Botswana.

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Africa's Shy 5 and Impossible 5

From: £6975.00

This unique adventure allows you to go in search of the infamous 'Shy 5' and 'Impossible 5' which are some of Africa's lesser known spectacular species

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9 Day Tanzania Culture, Village and Safari Tour

From: £1595.00

A truly sensational cultural experience in the heart of a local Tanzanian Village, finished with a safari in the world renowned Ngorongoro Crater

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11 Day Kalahari and Okavango Mobile Safari

From: £3195.00

Mobile Tented Safaris are becoming increasingly popular in Botswana. On this tour you get to see some beautiful destinations and have great experiences in comfortable yet adventurous style.

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